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together. the u.s. marshal service has this man in custody in new haven, connecticut. there was a warrant for his arrest. that's very important. somebody feels they have enough evidence to charge this man for a series of rapes. >> more tonight at 6:00, 10:00, and 11:00. paul wagner, thank you. now to a battle brewing at a local hospital. nurses walked off the job and on to the picket line. at issue, these nurses claim staffing problems are putting patients at risk, but the hospital says there's no safety problem at all. this is all about money. beth parker is live in northwest outside the hospital. beth. >> reporter: laura, this picket line has been going strong since this morning. take a look over my shoulder. people have been driving by. they have been beeping their horns, but the hospital says that at least half of the nurses of this 7:00 a.m. shift cross this picket line and came to work. pounding home their message. nurses who are used to spending many hours on their feet spent this day walking the picket line. the nurses say since staffing is putting patients at risk. >> what we
as we monitor metro. riders pay a lot of money to use buses and the rail and you tell us how you expect a safe, easy ride. if you do that, we can help keep metro accountable. send us your videos and e-mail to fox 5 metro at g-mail.com. >>> to a fox 5 follow-up, luxury suv's paid for by taxpayers and outrage continues in the district and one council member said an old law may have been broken. sarah simmons is live outside of the wilson building with more on this story. sarah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. councilman tommy wells said he looked into it and found that maybe 42 sufficient's might be in violation of this old law passed in 2003. it has become such a mess, now councilman jack evans is looking to introduce legislation today to require all of these leased vehicles to be approved by the council except for the mayor. now you may remember former councilwoman carol swartz proposed a law eight years ago to stop the district from leasing or owning suv's. she said they were a waste of money and guzzle too much gas. the law passed in 2003 saying it restricted suffici
us about that in a moment. good morning, i'm tony perkins in for steve this morning. >> and i'm allison seymour. and we want to get right to tucker well news of how the rest of the day will shape up. we saw the picture, not too pretty. >> not pretty at all. we have fog across the area and cool temperatures. bring along a jacket. our highs today will struggle into the mid to upper 40s and still dealing with leftover rain. your hd radar showing activity breaking out as close as southwest washington, across southern side of the beltway. so all of this will be pushing east and then we still have pretty good rains to the south and west toward fredericksberg, east of culpeper. and this will be pushing into southern maryland in the next hour or so. so a few more showers and maybe steady rain to the south and then we'll see gradual clearing later on today. let's push on and we'll show you the satellite radar. you'll notice out to the west, a lot of cloud cover into ohio and indiana. but we're seeing breaks in kentucky and some of that will get into
for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. montgomery county police say we could learn as soon as tomorrow if those crimes are connected. fox 5's audrey barnes is working this one tonight. neighbors there on edge. >> reporter: they certainly are, brian. the last murder in olney was in january of 2008 and now there have been two in less than a week. police say the crimes aren't connected yet, but bullets recovered from the victims' bodies are being analyzed for clues. 81-year-old nazir ahmed was found shot to death inside his home on olney mill road. a mile and a half away someone shoots and kills punyasara gedara on north high street. no motives have been revealed, but the victims have something in common. police aren't talking publicly about it yet, but the possibility of these being hate crimes is quietly circulating through the community. >> things keep getting worse and worse, you know. the more that you hear, the more concern that you have. >> since they are both foreign gentlemen and, you know, this is days apart it would seem to me that it could possibly be related. >> r
and some humid air not too far away from us by mid to late afternoon. temperatures are going to be all over the place later today. the farther south you go, the warmer it will be. much warmer in places like fredericksburg, likely in the mid to upper 60s. currently 49. here in washington we're 45. but hagerstown is just 40 degrees. off to the north and east, wilmingtonton 38 and with a wedge of cool air. highs will struggle with 50 north and east of the city. there is your forecast, mostly cloudy skies, showers and thunderstorms likely again. some could be on the strong side late this afternoon and tonight. cooler than yesterday, 58 the daytime high. more details on the forecast in a couple of minutes. back to you. >> tucker, thank you. >>> and we begin with a news alert involving the commute on metro. there is no green line service right now between the congress heights and l'enfant plaza station. this is because of a track problem at anacostia. there is a shuttle bus between the effected stations and we've heard from several passengers from congress heights as a mess with hundreds of peopl
since 1997, at least three in virginia. thomas was arrested march 4th in new haven. >>> two u.s. naval pilots are safe tonight after their fighter jet crash landed in libya. plane went down on the fourth day of u.s. and allied military operations to enforce a no-fly zone. tom fitzgerald is in the news room. what happened to the jet? >> reporter: the plane did not come down as a result of fire. they said the aircraft suffered mechanical problems. this held outside of benghazi as the crew was caring out a strike mission against a libian missile site. one crew member was picked up by a marine corp search plane and the other was found by libian opposition forces and then returned safely to u.s. hands. elsewhere, coalition forces have pounded gadhafi's military with more than 24 tomahawk missile strikes and robert gates said it has helped stop gadhafi ground forces but the u.s. allies will soon be taking over the lead. >> it just seems logical that once we have the air defense systems sufficiently suppressed, that the level of military activity would decline. >> are you talking about u.s. m
radar composite and we're seeing clouds, plenty of clouds and precipitation to the south of us and the clouds are what are dominating across our area and we're going to look at the radar and show you to the south of us and where that is creating activity here and strong storms are kicking up across the south and heavy pockets of rainfall as well and with this system, there is an upper level disturbance and that is going to our area through the course of tonight and that upper level disturbance, you can see the storm moving through and let's look at true view, a closer shot as you can see the snow pushing from illinois to indiana and -- excuse me, indiana and moving towards the extreme southwestern corner of pennsylvania and some mix to the south and brushing through ohio. all of this push ising into our area and they move through into tonight. let's go to the weather maps then and we do have a winter weather advise or in effect. all that colder air is in place. from 4:00 a.m. sunday morning until 4:00 p.m. sunday morning and this entire region that you can see here, that is col
at begin point, raped two of them. the third use -- at gunpoint, raped two of them. the third used a cell phone to call for help. over the years investigators put together composite sketches but it took a while to link together the cases. they eventually found in each case the suspect left behind his dna. >> one interesting thing is this particular offender left dna all over the place. thank god he did that, a rather careless person that did not use protection in the commission of his rapes. one reason he might not have been terribly worried was he must not have been in the felon bank, in other words, they couldn't have run the dna and found he was arrested before and was in some prison. >> reporter: investigators had thomas under surveillance in new haven connecticut and were able to match thomas' dna from a cigarette butt he dropped to dna in the cases. u.s. marshals arrested thomas at his home in connecticut without incident. investigators in our region are questioning thomas tonight. they will hook at whether there are other cases -- look at whether there are other cases linked to him
with a fox 5 weather alert. a nasty storm system marching our way tonight. thanks for joining us, everyone. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. we're talking about heavy rains like we saw this weekend. a flood watch is set to go into effect tomorrow. gary mcgrady is in the weather center. when will it start? >> want to equivalent you a lot of notice on this one -- give you a lot of notice on this one. we can see it back out to the west. the storms have to come across us before they can move off to the north and east. here it is this evening to show you what it looks like. it has a very large footprint, too. it has big time snow up into iowa, parts of nebraska getting some and minneapolis, too, but down into illinois and missouri into the ohio river valley. we're all getting thunderstorms there. severe thunderstorms, too, down into texas and louisiana. now there have been reports of a couple of thunderstorms producing tornadoes up around the dallas area and we've had a lot of hail reports out of these particular thunderstorms as well. you can see there those thunderstorms moving through texa
emergency powers that let him put down the protests. yemen is a key u.s. ally in fighting al-qaeda but the white house is pico riveraing to predict if the president will survive the protests. >>> in iri can't, another violent protest turned deadly after security forces opened fire on crowds. fifteen died yesterday. at least six of them were killed inside a mosque. riot police also shot tear gas at demonstrators. twenty-two protesters have died since friday. >>> in israel, the first terrorist bombing in jerusalem in years killed one person and wounded more than 20 others including one american. several ambulances rushed to the scene. police are looking for the person would left a suspicious bag on a bus during rush hour. the bombing was followed by an air strike on gaza by israeli warplanes. soy we have more new developments out of japan as worker try to get that crippled nuclear power plant under control. why several of the works are had to be rushed to the hospital. >>> details of these massive flames as we check the headlines. ♪ [ female announcer ] why choose between del
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